Why Spend a Semester Studying in Budapest?

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I gave this presentation twice: first in ECE 401, the introductory Electrical and Computer Engineering course and again in TECH 400, a course introducing the various CEPS majors to undeclared CEPS students.

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Why Spend a Semester Studying in Budapest?

  1. 1. Why spend a semester Studying in budapest?<br />Andrew Kun<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br />Hungary and Budapest<br />Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE)<br />Spending a semester at BUTE<br />Your questions<br />
  3. 3. Hungary in Europe<br />
  4. 4. Hungary in Europe<br />
  5. 5. Budapest in Hungary<br />
  6. 6. Outline<br />Hungary and Budapest<br />Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE)<br />Spending a semester at BUTE<br />Your questions<br />
  7. 7. BUTE<br />
  8. 8. Education<br />24,000 students:<br />⅓ international<br />≈ 1,100 faculty<br />
  9. 9. BUTE alumni<br />
  10. 10. BUTE<br />
  11. 11. BUTE<br />
  12. 12. BUTE<br />
  13. 13. Budapest<br />
  14. 14. Outline<br />Hungary and Budapest<br />Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE)<br />Spending a semester at BUTE<br />Your questions<br />
  15. 15. Why?<br />What is your competitive advantage?<br />Education?<br />Cutting-edge research experience?<br />Communication skills (verbal and written)?<br />Can you adapt to change?<br />
  16. 16. When?<br />Junior year:<br />ECE: spring (January – May 2012)<br />Others: fall (September – December 2011)<br />
  17. 17. How?<br />Your advisor<br />Andrew Kun, ECE exchange coordinator<br />andrew.kun@unh.edu<br />Bobbi Gerry:<br />bobbi.gerry@unh.edu<br />Spring information session<br />Passport<br />
  18. 18. Costs<br />UNH tuition<br />Apartment rental<br />Food<br />Travel<br />Travel (Paris?)<br />Travel (Rome?)<br />Travel (Munich?)<br />Travel (Prague?)<br />
  19. 19. Hungary in Europe<br />≈ 2.5 hours by air<br />
  20. 20. Why?<br />What is your competitive advantage?<br />Education?<br />Cutting-edge research experience?<br />Communication skills (verbal and written)?<br />Can you adapt to change?<br />The world is diverse – have you seen it?<br />
  21. 21. Prepare – read Rick Steves<br />
  22. 22. Trains<br />
  23. 23. Outline<br />Hungary and Budapest<br />Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE)<br />Spending a semester at BUTE<br />Your questions<br />
  24. 24. Questions?<br />Info:<br />bme.hu<br />andrewkun.com<br />andrew.kun@unh.edu<br />

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